US: IANSA women at Women Peacemaker Conference 2010

The 2010 Women Peacemakers Conference ‘Precarious Progress’ is taking place in San Diego, US between 29 September – 1 October. IANSA women Dr Jasmin Nario Galace and Bibiane Aningina Tshefu are participating to highlight how small arms control is an essential part of protecting women from armed violence, and should be at the core of any peace and security strategy drawing on UN SCR 1325. Other speakers include Agnès Marcaillou of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), and Rakhi Sahi from UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS). Former IANSA director Rebecca Peters, will be a moderator at the panel.